Uderc programming article aggregator sites

Installing Ubuntu 12.04.1 on a partition MacBook Pro?

Answers: Have 3 answers
I am attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04.1 on my internal hard-drive on a brand new MacBook Pro. I have managed to partition the hard drive ok. But when it cam to attempting to install the alternative operating software on it. I arrived at a purple screen of death.
I am using an installation disk that I burnt myself from my previous Mac. After I partitioned the Hard Drive using the disk utility I input the disk into the computer and then restarted the computer holding down the alt button to boot into the other partition. I reached the slection stage and there were four options. The Macintosh HD, the new partition on the hard drive, and two disk icons, one labelled Windows and the other labelled something else (I can't quite remember). I clicked on the fourth option and was guided to a purple screen that said.
Try ubuntu without installing
Install Ubuntu
and one other option which again I cant remember.
I clicked on install Ubuntu and my computer screen went blank and everything has now stopped reponding to anything I try and do. I have tried the normal escape routines but nothing happens. What is happeneing and how can I get control of the computer back, and finally what is the correct way of installing Ubuntu on the section of the hard drive. HELP!
Thank You.
The best answer: Sorry for your troubles but what is wrong with OS X? The only other OS that Apple supports being installed on a Mac computer is Windows and for the newest versions of OS X only Windows 7.
You could install all different types of OSs into a virtual machine program like VMware Fusion, Parallels or Virtualbox.
Or maybe you should of bought a Windows PC Notebook as with them you aren't restricted in what OS can be installed natively.


Related articles

How can I install and run a Windows program on my MacBook Pro/?

I have installed a trial of Adobe illustrator on my macbook pro. I want to trace an image using the custom trace button but can't. Does anyone have any ideas how I could custom trace?

I am trying to instal the latest version of iTunes onto my MacBook Pro, but my computer has been "configuring" the installation since 5pm yesterday and now it is 10:30am. It has never done this before. Can anybody help me out?

Can I install Windows 7 System Builder Addition on a MacBook Pro?

I can't install my old logic 8 on my new macbook pro. It says it does not support powerpc applications anymore. what do i need to do?? this is ridiculous!!!

Cannot install lion from mac appstore. i have a macbook pro early 2011 model with 10.6.8 and i keep getting a wierd error NSInternalInconsistencyException i have no idea what to do.

I can't install any softwares and any update to my Macbook Pro?

Need to re-install Creative Suite 6 on a re-built MacBook Pro:  I have the DesignStandard_CS6_LS16.dmg from initial download, do I simply double-click on the dmg to install?  Will I need any keycodes?

Help!  Installing 10.6 on my 10.5.8 Macbook Pro Grey Screen

Is it safe to install the Adobe Flash Player on my new MacBook Pro 13"?

Recommended article

Can't create rescue disk nor boot from installation disk

Flash Error

My itunes keeps closing

I bought a used macbook air, with reinstalled the OS without iMovie. How can I get iMovie on App free of charge as a default in macbook air ?

Call transaction syntax

Using same dimension again and again

BAPI Web Service

Poor results importing PSE7 slideshows into PRE7

How to stop PP/DS order (when sent to R3) from re scheduling

Why does my DW site look different depending on computer?